The Berkshires Calendar for Dec. 3

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COMMUNITY

Berkshire Community College:
Pancake breakfast to raise funds for educational institutions impacted in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, $10-$5, 9 a.m. to noon, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Scenic Railway: Hoosac Valley Tinseliner train ride celebrates a vintage American Christmas, departs at 1, 3, 5 & 7 p.m., from Adams Station, Hoosac Street, Adams. Tickets: hoosacvalleytrainride.com.

Cheshire Tree Lighting: Hayride with Santa at 5:30 p.m. from Senior Center to tree lighting & caroling at Town Hall, followed by refreshments & visits with Santa at Senior Center, Cheshire.

Lenox Dale Tree Lighting: Tree lighting with Santa at 6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Walker & Crystal Streets, followed by gifts and refreshments with Santa at the Fire Station, Elm Street, Lenox Dale.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving: Vigil of Remembrance, 3 p.m., St. Stephen's Church, East Street, Pittsfield.

Purple Dragon Games: Dungeons and Dragons, $2, 2 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

Sheffield Tree Lighting: Tree lighting with concert by the high school band and community choir, 5:30 p.m., Main Street, Sheffield.

Special Olympics of Massachusetts: Cop on Top Fundraiser, 9 a.m., Walmart, 555 Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield.

Stephentown Historical Society: Carry-in dinner, bring a dish to share, 2 p.m., Stephentown Heritage Road, 4 Staples Road, Stephentown, N.Y.

Tavern at the A: Benefit in memory of Zippy Zerbato, with raffles, food and live music, $15-$10, noon to 8 p.m., Crane Avenue, Pittsfield.

Wingate Residences: Neighborhood garage and bake sale, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Pittsfield Sangha: Meditative Book Study, "The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, pittsfieldsangha@hotmail.com, 413-358-2626 or 508-237-4252.

KID STUFF

Community Bible Church: "Angels Aware" Christmas musical, 6 p.m., 160 Bridges Road, Williamstown.

First Congregational Church of Dalton: "Elf" screening, 4 p.m., Fellowship Hall, 514 Main St., Dalton.

LECTURE

Clark Art Institute:
"Mary Cassatt's Prints: Experiments in Understanding" by art historian Nancy Mowll Mathews, Eugenie Prendergast senior curator, emerita at Williams College Museum of Art, 3 p.m., auditorium, Manton Research Center, 225 South St., Williamstown.

MUSIC

Adams Historical Society: 5th Annual Holiday Concert with the Eagles Brass Ensemble, 3 p.m., Adams Free Library, 92 Park St., Adams.

Berkshire Museum: Berkshire Concert Choir performs at the Festival of Trees, free, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Natural Resources Council:
Full moon hike at Hollow Fields, 5 to 7 p.m., Perry Peak Road, Richmond.

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